Ms. Sheller handles and supervises medical malpractice, medical device, drug product liability, complex product liability, multi-district, and class action litigation for DePuy Hip replacement devices, Risperdal, MTD snow blower tires, and identity theft cases, as well as general personal injury cases. She works on all aspects of litigation from initial client intake through trial and appeal.
Ms. Sheller has extensive experience in organizing mass tort document production and use of databases. She is fully familiar with state-of-the-art computer technology and how to effectively use it for litigation. She has participated in national discovery efforts as well as serving on committees for drafting discovery and pleadings for both class action and multi-district litigation. She has been actively involved in interfacing with attorneys from all parts of the country on various steering committees, as well as the coordinating courts in order to organize and make decisions relating to complex litigation.
Ms. Sheller was recently interviewed by the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and New Jersey Courier-Post as lead counsel on a New Jersey case against Virtua Health Systems Summit Surgical Center for failure to adequately clean endoscopy equipment which has put thousand of patients at risk of contracting HIV, hepatitis and other infections.
She is a frequent lecturer for the American and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Associations and American Bar Association. Ms. Sheller co-chaired a Pennsylvania Bar Association fundraising project for Habitat for Humanity which raised $50,000 and rebuilt a house in North Philadelphia. She served as a pro bono attorney for the Disability Law Project -- representing numerous disabled children who had been denied insurance coverage for medically necessary care.
Ms. Sheller has received several awards including: Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Special Achievement Award; Outstanding State New Lawyers Division Award; and she served as an advocate in the National College of Advocacy of the American Trial Lawyers Association.
Ms. Sheller is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Washington, DC